Odd Man

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Being a situation in a team sport in which one team or group of players has a numerical advantage over the opposition. adjective

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A slang used to define a person that has a strange behavior or belief, stands alone in or out from a group. Urban Dictionary

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The word "odd-man" in example sentences

They can't afford to be lackadaisical with their passes in the neutral zone or non-committal when they try to dump the puck in the offensive zone, because if they give the Lightning the opportunity they'll use every one of those errors to create an odd-man rush the other way. ❋ Katie Carrera (2011)

Two of those, Supernatural and Smallville, will continue on to Fall 2009 while Reaper found itself odd-man out. ❋ Unknown (2009)

From the get-go it seemed like Jack would end up the odd-man out. ❋ Unknown (2011)

But we did a good job of not giving them breakaways or odd-man rushes or chances alone in the slot, things like that,. ❋ Katie Carrera (2010)

Marian Gaborik scored on an odd-man rush and into an empty net in the third period and Derek Stepan had a goal and an assist to help the Rangers beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 Sunday night. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Forwards are now a little more responsible, defensemen are more certain of the opposing player they're supposed to contain and, as a result, the number of odd-man rushes against is way down and Washington's goalies are experiencing fewer anxiety attacks. ❋ Tarik El-Bashir (2011)

He said they are getting caught on odd-man rushes and struggling to create offense. ❋ Kevin Clark (2011)

After average per-game scoring fell to 5.14 goals in 2003-04, and after a lockout wiped out the following season, the league added the shootout as an option to decide regular-season games, placed restrictions on goaltenders' movements outside the crease and legalized the two-line pass to encourage breakaways and odd-man rushes. ❋ Mike Sielski (2011)

Because Kovalchuk releases the puck with such velocity, an off-target shot can act as a breakout pass for a group of opportunistic penalty-killers, starting them on an odd-man rush. ❋ Mike Sielski (2012)

Still need to improve on not giving up the odd-man rushes, but a vast improvement over last year. ❋ Washington Post Sports Editors (2011)

The tighter play in their own end -- where all five skaters drop down low to pitch in defensively and aren't halfway up the ice so they have a head start when a puck bounces out -- has resulted in fewer odd-man rushes. ❋ Katie Carrera (2011)

And so the U.S. was odd-man out at the G-20 meeting over the weekend, continuing to call for more government spending in the face of European resistance. ❋ Unknown (2010)

But Mr. Backes said elite teams would have beaten goalie Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres more than once with the odd-man chances the Americans gave the Swiss. ❋ Adam Thompson (2010)

So, not wanting to feel like the odd-man out I joined them in their sun protest, and waited for the show to start. ❋ Terrill Ocona (2010)

Against Montreal Tuesday night, the Capitals demonstrated a composure to take care of their own end and minimize any odd-man chances by the Canadiens regardless of how the scoreboard read or the given situation, from power plays to penalty kills. ❋ Katie Carrera (2010)

The Avalanche had an odd-man rush, and Ryan Smyth sent a cross-ice pass to Guite, who was streaking down the left side. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Kennedy, then is becoming an odd-man out, having started five of the past 11 games. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Later came a question about whether goalies in Boudreau's "run and gun" system have to be particularly ready to face odd-man rushes. ❋ Unknown (2010)

[I wish] he would [stay] and [party] with us but he has better things to do. He's a real "Odd Man Out". ❋ Myspace.com/johnlawson85 (2009)

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